Senior Accountant

Job Description


Optiver is a proprietary trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilizing force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Since its establishment in 2012, our Shanghai office is a rapidly growing participant in the Chinese markets, trading exchange-listed futures, options and equities in China mainland. Our vision is to become the trusted partner in the development of Chinese financial markets. With the culture of a start-up but the backing of a 35-year-old trading firm, the Optiver Shanghai office is truly unique. Embodying the intersection of East-meets-West values, Optiver Shanghai is a true international experience. Everyone who joins us will help shape the future of our company and its global impact. Get ready: we are only just beginning.



  • Responsible for accurate and timely processing of payroll related activities such as salary, Individual Income Tax (IIT) calculation, payments
  • Ensure IIT returns are filed accurately, timely and in compliance with tax authorities
  • Work closely with HR team to ensure remuneration information are obtained in accordance with predefined procedure
  • Act as the main contact to work with external service providers for payroll and IIT related matters
  • Monitor IIT related legislative and regulatory developments or changes to ensure the company is compliant with latest tax rules
  • Responsible for booking entries in accounting system and perform monthly reconciliation for payroll, bonus accrual, IIT, IIT rebates
  • Prepare various payroll calculation and reports for accounting, budgeting, management reporting and regulatory reporting purposes
  • Handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Responsible for answering inquiries from employees related to payroll and IIT
  • Develop and embed best practice of payroll processes
  • Implementation, enhancement and maintenance of internal developed and external payroll systems
  • Act as the second Accounts Payable to perform daily tasks such as bank reconciliation, process bank payments



  • High competency in verbal and written English
  • At least 4 years’ relevant working experience, preferably from an accounting firm, multinational organization or payroll service provider
  • Excellent in data processing
  • Proactive, ability to meet critical deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to define and resolve problems
  • Strong internal control mindset